Catholic Bishops Conference of Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei (CBC-MSB)

The Archdiocese of Kota Kinabalu is a member of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei (CBC-MSB).  The other members are:

Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur
Archdiocese of Kuching
Archdiocese of Singapore
Diocese of Penang
Diocese of Melaka-Johor
Diocese of Keningau
Diocese of Sandakan
Diocese of Miri
Apostolic Vicariate of Brunei Darussalam

The Mission of the conference is

  1. To enable the hierarchy of this region to “exercise jointly the pastoral office by way of promoting the greater good which the Church offers mankind, especially through forms and programmes of the apostolate which are fittingly adapted to the circumstance of age” (Bishops No 38, 1).
  2. To foster a spirit of communion and co-responsibility among the bishops of the region.
  3. To enable the bishops to act on matters of common concern and the good of the local Church.
  4. To  pursue a common policy as far as possible in the spirit of cooperation and coordination in the exercise of their pastoral office.
  5. To establish relations with other bishops conferences.

President: Archbishop John Ha
Vice-President: Bishop Sebastian Francis
Hon Secretary: Bishop Cornelius Sim
Hon Treasurer: Bishop Paul Tan
Archbishop William Goh                      BIshop Cornelius Piong
Archbishop Julian Leow                      Bishop Joseph Hii
Archbishop John Wong                       Bishop Julius Gitom
Bishop Richard Ng
Priest-Secretary: Fr Dr Michael Teng

President of Regional Episcopal Commissions
Biblical Commission : Archbishop John Ha
Commission for Consecrated Life: Archbishop William Goh
Commission for Diocesan Priests and Seminaries: Bishop Richard Ng
Commission for Ecumenism and Interreligious Affairs: Abp Emeritus Murphy Pakiam
Commission for Family Life: Archbishop John Wong
Commission for Lay Apostolate : Bishop Julius Gitom
Commission for Liturgy : Bishop Sebastian Francis
Commission for Mission : Archbishop John Wong
Commission for Pastoral Health Care: Bishop Cornelius Sim
Commission for Pastoral Care of Migrants & Itinerants : Bishop Paul Tan
Commission for Justice & Peace : Bishop Joseph Hii
Commission for Social Communications : Bishop Cornelius Sim
Malaysian Catechetical Commission  : Bishop Cornelius Piong
Catholic Charismatic Renewal : Bishop Joseph Hii
Malaysian Catholic Education Council : Archbishop Emeritus Murphy Pakiam
Apostleship of the Sea : Archbishop William Goh
Youth/Campus Ministry : Archbishop Julian Leow

Apostolic Nuncio: Archbishop Joseph Salvador Marino
Apostolic Nunciature (Vatican Embassy)
c/o Ritz-Carlton Residence, Suite 3321, Jalan Imbi
55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2782-9052

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